Portrait

Biography

Darren Cronshaw

Chaplain Darren Cronshaw is a member of the Army Reserve who in 2019 started his service at Army School of Transport and in 2021 is serving at 1st Recruit Training Batallion, Kapooka. His civilian work is pastor of Auburn Baptist Church and teacher of leadership and research methods with Australian College of Ministries (Sydney College of Divinity)

 

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.


Trenchline

Book Review | No Visible Bruises

'No Visible Bruises' gives readers the opportunity to listen to the voices of victims, perpetrators and responders of domestic violence.

By Darren Cronshaw

Unit PME

Book review | Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, By Sebastian Junger

"...veterans [that] encounter chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is not so much a poor reflection on Army and soldiers, but a result of our broader community’s lack of capacity for cohesion and selflessness, belonging and meaning. It is not veterans that need saving, but their society." The second Cove book review on Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger.

By Darren Cronshaw

Unit PME

Book Review | Moral Injury: Unseen Wounds in an Age of Barbarism, By Tom Frame

'Moral Injury: Unseen Wounds in an Age of Barbarism' is foundational reading for all chaplains and other military professionals interested in understanding and healing moral injury, or even better helping to avoid it in the first place.

By Darren Cronshaw

Unit PME

Book Review | Broken Nation: Australians in the Great War

Darren Cronshaw reviews Joan Beaumont's WWI history, Broken Nation, which he argues 'not only maps the tides of battle for Australia’s involvement overseas in the Great War but also offers page-turning social analysis of the home front and its effect on future history'.

By Darren Cronshaw

Command Post

Mental Health First Aid: Self-Mandatory Training

Just as everyone is encouraged to undertake First Aid, this article makes the case that everyone should be encouraged to undertake Mental Health First Aid to help understand the nature of mental illness and ways to helpfully respond.

By Darren Cronshaw

Pages